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  1. an old British measure of capacity, about 15 imperial gallons (68 liters).
  2. a small cask.
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Origin of rundlet

1350–1400; Middle English rondelet; see roundlet
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Historical Examples of rundlet

  • If there should be a little more then to fill two hogsheads, put it in a Rundlet by it self.

    The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened

    Kenelm Digby

British Dictionary definitions for rundlet


  1. obsolete a liquid measure, generally about 15 gallons
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Word Origin for rundlet

C14: see roundlet
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